Chapter 126. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Technology Applications
Subchapter D. Other Technology Applications Courses


Statutory Authority: The provisions of this Subchapter D issued under the Texas Education Code, §§7.102(c)(4), 28.002, and 28.025, unless otherwise noted.


§126.61. Implementation of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Technology Applications, Other Technology Applications Courses, Beginning with School Year 2012-2013.

The provisions of §§126.62-126.64 of this subchapter shall be implemented by school districts beginning with the 2012-2013 school year.

Source: The provisions of this §126.61 adopted to be effective September 26, 2011, 36 TexReg 6263.


§126.62. Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science A (Two Credits), Beginning with School Year 2012-2013.

(a) General requirements. Students shall be awarded two credits for successful completion of this course. Recommended prerequisites: Algebra I or a student should be comfortable with functions and the concepts found in the uses of functional notation such as f(x) = x + 2 and f(x) = g(h(x)).

(b) Content requirements. Content requirements for Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science A are prescribed in the College Board Publication Advanced Placement Course Description: Computer Science A, published by The College Board.

Source: The provisions of this §126.62 adopted to be effective September 26, 2011, 36 TexReg 6263; amended to be effective August 27, 2018, 43 TexReg 5529.


§126.63. International Baccalaureate (IB) Computer Science Standard Level (Two Credits), Beginning with School Year 2012-2013.

(a) General requirements. Students shall be awarded two credits for successful completion of this course. Recommended prerequisites: Computer Science I, Algebra II.

(b) Content requirements. Content requirements for IB Computer Science Standard Level are prescribed by the International Baccalaureate Organization. Subject guides may be obtained from International Baccalaureate of North America.

Source: The provisions of this §126.63 adopted to be effective September 26, 2011, 36 TexReg 6263; amended to be effective August 27, 2018, 43 TexReg 5529.


§126.64. International Baccalaureate (IB) Computer Science Higher Level (Two Credits), Beginning with School Year 2012-2013.

(a) General requirements. Students shall be awarded two credits for successful completion of this course. Recommended prerequisites: Computer Science I, Algebra II.

(b) Content requirements. Content requirements for IB Computer Science Higher Level are prescribed by the International Baccalaureate Organization. Subject guides may be obtained from International Baccalaureate of North America.

Source: The provisions of this §126.64 adopted to be effective September 26, 2011, 36 TexReg 6263; amended to be effective August 27, 2018, 43 TexReg 5529.


§126.65. Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Principles (One Credit), Adopted 2016.

(a)  General requirements. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course. Recommended prerequisite: Algebra I.

(b)  Content requirements. Content requirements for Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Principles are prescribed in the College Board Publication Advanced Placement® Curriculum Framework: AP Computer Science Principles, published by The College Board.

Source: The provisions of this §126.65 adopted to be effective August 22, 2016, 41 TexReg 3690.


§126.66. International Baccalaureate (IB) Information Technology in a Global Society Standard Level (Two Credits).

(a) General requirements. Students shall be awarded two credits for successful completion of this course. Recommended prerequisites: Computer Science I, Algebra II.

(b) Content requirements. Content requirements for IB Information Technology in a Global Society Standard Level are prescribed by the International Baccalaureate Organization. Subject guides may be obtained from International Baccalaureate of North America.

Source: The provisions of this §126.66 adopted to be effective August 27, 2018, 43 TexReg 5529.


§126.67. International Baccalaureate (IB) Information Technology in a Global Society Higher Level (Two Credits).

(a) General requirements. Students shall be awarded two credits for successful completion of this course. Recommended prerequisites: Computer Science I, Algebra II.

(b) Content requirements. Content requirements for IB Information Technology in a Global Society Higher Level are prescribed by the International Baccalaureate Organization. Subject guides may be obtained from International Baccalaureate of North America.

Source: The provisions of this §126.67 adopted to be effective August 27, 2018, 43 TexReg 5529.


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